It’s a good thing that preppy style is timeless, because New Yorkers will have to make do with whatever madras blazers and toggle coats are currently in their closets—the city is about to lose its premier purveyor of repp ties, seersucker suits and kiwi green cashmere. J. Press confirmed today that it will close its Madison Avenue flagship while the building undergoes extensive renovations, as first reported by Ivy Style. The building-wide renovations, being done at the behest of the landlord, are expected to take about a year. Wherever will the city’s trust-funders go for their whale print pants and ribbon belts in the many months to come? (Well, there’s always Brooks Brothers, we guess.)
Something nutty’s going on at Yale.
For some reason, reports that the school has exterminated their native population of squirrels are not being quashed.
It all began yesterday, when a “distressed senior” sent an anonymous tip to Gawker claiming that “the administration paid to have all the squirrels on campus killed over the summer,” Read More
It’s an annual tradition in the art world: the Yale Center for British Art holds a summer tea in New York to announce its upcoming exhibition season.
Amid the crumpets and collectors gathered in the London Hotel’s second-floor tea room, Director Amy Meyers welcomed all to the “wonderful summer fete” and kicked off the lineup. Read More
Staring hard at the women’s draw on an oversized sign at the Pilot Pen tennis tournament last week in New Haven, Conn., Carol Nadel quietly mouthed some names to herself.
“There aren’t that many names I know,” said the 64-year-old fan. “Myskina—I know her. But I couldn’t pick her out of a line-up.”
It’s Read More
Joe Lieberman’s campaign could hardly have scripted this better:
They now say that peace activists sympathetic to Ned Lamont are trying to revoke the senator’s registration as a Democrat in his hometown of New Haven. The argument is that he stopped being a Democrat when he started running as an Independent petitioning candidate.
“This Read More
Josh Isay may be new to the Lieberman campaign, but not to Lieberman himself.
“I have actually known the Senator’s family for almost my entire life,” said Isay. “I grew up in New Haven.”
Hometown loyalties aside, Isay said he is a great admirer of the Senator, and expressed confidence Lieberman will Read More
The polls were right about one thing: Ned Lamont’s undeniable appeal to people who are well-off and white.
According to the town-by-town returns, Lamont padded his margins over Joe Lieberman in places like Greenwich, where he received 68 percent of the vote, and New Canaan where he got 62 percent.
But most Read More
The Lieberman site is still down. Complaints have been filed on the state and federal level. And now, the FBI is getting involved.
“The FBI has begun to interview people on or staff. They are taking this very seriously,” said Dan Gerstein.
At this point, nobody knows who is to blame. But this Read More
Jason Horowitz just called in with some comments from a couple of randomly sampled voters at Joe Lieberman’s polling place in New Haven this morning:
Elizabeth Turner, an 81-year-old retired art professor who voted for Ned Lamont: “I like the idea of a choice and new energy. I have voted in lots of primaries. I’ve Read More
In yesterday’s New Haven Register, Jeffrey Sonnenfeld, a leading management professor at Yale, shows how disaffection with Lieberman isn’t some narrow obsession, as David Brooks would have it, but goes to the heart of the misconduct of our foreign policy:
A younger Joe Lieberman would never have condemned citizens as unpatriotic who challenge a Read More